Road Materials Specialist, Civil's QS, Procurement, Surface Treatments


Welcome to my website. I am a Chartered Civil Engineer with over thirty years experience within the construction industry. Since commencing my own practice in 1999, I have been providing freelance Civils QS services and business representation for niche areas. My speciality area is roads, road surfacing, surface treatments & road materials. Prior to commencing my own practice, I worked for the largest building materials provider in Ireland, managing their road surfacing division. I also worked for eleven years as Contracts Manager in Civil Engineering contracting, with responsibility for site management, accounts & claims, tendering, procurement, business development. I am a specialist in High Friction Surfacing (HFS), Decorative Coloured Surfacing & Surface Treatments. I am a chartered member of Engineers Ireland and a member of the Institute of Asphalt Technology.



Services provided include:

  • Main Contractor & Sub-contractor valuations and claims
  • Civils QS, measurement engineering & surveying
  • Road surfacing valuations and quantity take offs, particularly major road projects
  • Contractual assistance - New Public Works Contracts, IEI Conditions of Contract, Blue Form for Sub-contractors etc.
  • Assistance with Dispute Resolution and Conciliation
  • Assistance to Liquidators in contractor's payment recovery
  • Bid / Proposal Management, Prequalification documentation, Framework Agreements
  • Tendering and Procurement assistance to Contractors and Sub-contractors
  • Civils Estimating
  • Construction legal briefing documents
  • Project Management
  • Project planning software
  • Private Clients advice
  • Specialist Surfacing advice - Blacktop, High Friction Surfacing, Coloured Surfacing, Resin Bonded Surfacing, Resin Bound Surfacing, Electric Charge Points etc
  • TAIT proposal preparation & product approvals
  • All Weather Sports Surfaces
  • New road products launch, provide assistance in bringing products to market
  • Introducing Agent for overseas companies
  • Business representation for niche products
Through my contacts in India, I have partnered with Orient Abrasives Ltd. (associate company of Ashapura Group), who provide high quality competively priced dark grey & light calcined bauxite for use in High Friction Surfacing (HFS).  The products comply with BS 8870, BBA/HAPAS, Clause 924 & TII Clause 7.3. It also complies with Australian, New Zealand and multiple US state requirements. Please click on the HFS Bauxite tab on this website or use the contact section if you have a requirement or need further information.

Please call or WhatsApp on +353 86 8595227 or use my contact page should you wish to discuss a potential assignment or require further information on the services provided.



Phone +353868595227